|Fighting the Flying Circus - Eddie Rickenbacker|
LibriVox recording of Fighting the Flying Circus, by Eddie Rickenbacker. Read by Brett W. Downey. This is the WWI memoirs of Medal of Honor winner, Capt Eddie Rickenbacker. He fought in and eventually became commander of the 94th "Hat-in-the-Ring" Squadron, which ended the war with the highest number of air victories of any American squadron. The circus mentioned in the title refers to the German squadron commanded by the famous Red Baron, Manfred von Richthofen...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; history; memoirs; war stories; Eddie Rickenbacker
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|America's Heroes - Diamond Entertainment Corporation|
"America. We call her 'land of opportunity' and the 'home of the brave'. And those extraordinary individuals who have dedicated their lives to country, honor, and excellence, we proudly call true American heroes. Many of our heroes were born of humble origin. some suffered great personal tragedy. But each was destined to author his or her own chapter in American history...."
Keywords: vhs; Babe Ruth; Albert Einstein; Amelia Earhart; Harry S. Truman; Franklin D. Roosevelt; John F. Kennedy; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Charles Lindbergh; Eddie Rickenbacker; Will Rogers and Jonas Salk
|Letter from American WWI Ace pilot and President of Eastern Air Lines Eddie Rickenbacker dated April 18, 1944 - David Straub|
This document contains a scanned copy and text version of a letter written on April 18, 1944 by Eddie Rickenbacker (1890-1973), President of Eastern Air Lines and a noted American air ace during WWI. The letter is addressed to a Mr. C. M. Smith of 10-79th Street, Brooklyn 20, N. Y. The two page letter concerns Mr. Rickenbackerâs reaction to a statement by Oscar Gottlieb (O. G.) Christgau (1908-1971), the state superintendant of the Iowa Anti-Saloon League...
Keywords: ace flyer; ace pilot; WWI; World War I; WWII; World War II; Eastern Air Lines; Eddie Rickenbacker; Richard Bong; Oscar Gottlieb Christgau; O. G. Christgau; Iowa Anti-Saloon League
|Biography in Sound - WA4CZD|
Biography in Sound was an hour-long documentary radio program that was produced and broadcast in the 1950s. It's one of the best examples of radio excellence - the production is exemplary and I find every episode to be compelling. It's one of my favorites; I don't understand why it isn't more well known! Each episode featured multiple guests, who often were peers or friends of the person who was the featured subject...
Keywords: Biography in Sound; Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965; Old Time Radio; Winston Churchill; OTR; Thornton Wilder; Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975; Sinclair Lewis; Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951; George M Cohan; Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942; H V Kaltenborn; Kaltenborn, H. V. (Hans), 1878-1965; Connie Mack; Mack, Connie, 1862-1956; Fred Allen; Allen, Fred, 1894-1956; Robert Benchley; Benchley, Robert, 1889-1945; Fiorello La Guardia; La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947; H L Mencken; Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956; George Washington; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Herbert Hoover; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964; Grantland Rice; Rice, Grantland, 1880-1954; Jerome Kern; Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945; Albert Schweitzer; Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965; Thomas Wolfe; Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938; Babe Ruth; Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948; George Gershwin; Gershwin, George, 1898-1937; John L Lewis; Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969; Jazz; Leo Durocher; Durocher, Leo, 1906-1991; WC Fields; Fields, W. C. (William Claude), 1880-1946; George Bernard Shaw; Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950; Baseball; Frank Lloyd Wright; Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959; Ethel Barrymore; Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959; Grandma Moses; Moses, Grandma, 1860-1961; Knute Rockne; Rockne, Knute, 1888-1931; Alexander Woollcott; Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943; Mary Martin; Martin, Mary, 1913-1990; Woodrow Wilson; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Arturo Toscanini; Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957; Ernie Pyle; Pyle, Ernie, 1900-1945; Eddie Rickenbacker; Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973; Gertrude Lawrence; Lawrence, Gertrude, 1898-1952; Sigmund Romberg; Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951; John Golden; Golden, John, 1874-1955; Ray Bradbury; Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012; Arch Oboler; Oboler, Arch, 1907-1987; Franklin Roosevelt; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Thornton Wilder; Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975; F Scott Fitzgerald; Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940; Ernest Hemingway; Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961; Carl Sandburg; Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967; Alexander Woollcott; Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943; Alben W Barkley; Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956; Danny Kaye; Kaye, Danny, 1917-2011; Clarence Darrow; Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938; Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt, 1858-1919; Stan Kenton; Kenton, Stanley Newcomb, 1911-1979; Franklin P Adams; Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960
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